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St. Leo the Great was born in Tuscany. As deacon, he was dispatched to Gaul as a mediator by Emperor Valentinian III. He reigned as Pope between 440 and 461. He persuaded Emperor Valentinian to recognize the primacy of the Bishop of Rome in an edict in 445. The doctrine of the Incarnation was formed by him in a letter to the Patriarch of Constantinople, who had already condemned Eutyches. At the Council of Chalcedon this same letter was ... Continue Reading

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  1. Joseph Mathew
    1 year ago

    Holy Father Leo, Your greatness is greatly embellished by your humility. Please continue to pray for me to emulate your virtue of humility, and become small before others, as you did before Attila, that made him turn back from the gates of Rome.

  2. Joseph Mathew
    2 years ago

    Pope St. Leo the Great, Your holy life is a great inspiration to me. Please remember me in your prayers.

  3. christopher
    2 years ago

    St Leo the great please pray for me and my family

  4. Stefania
    3 years ago

    Thank you, St.Leo the Great, for all of your help!

  5. Joseph Mathew
    3 years ago

    Dear St. Leo, You were a beacon of holiness, that influenced Attila, as well as a man of practical wisdom who worked untiringly to protect your flock. Pray for us to be filled with wisdom to lead holy lives in today's world! Thank You.

  6. christie
    3 years ago

    St. Leo the Great, so numerous are your travails, and even greater are your achievements. Your fought with all your might, energy and prayers the terrible heresies that came to be. You affirmed our one true faith, our beloved Lord Jesus, God made man, divine and human.
    You faced Attila the Hun. Very inspiring to note that in religious art you are seen at that meeting with Peter and Paul at your side. You managed to preserve Rome from being savagely ransacked.
    Dear Saint you also addressed many other vitally important issues that faced the Church of your times. Dear St. Leo, you are forthright, brave and courageous. Pray for our Church in these turbulent times, for the sanctity of the clergy, the return of lapsed Catholics to the true practice of the Faith. Renew us in the New Roman Misal, which we are preparing to use fully by the first Sunday of Advent. May the Blessed Trinity be praised, honoured and glorified. Amen.

  7. poluise
    3 years ago

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  8. poluise
    3 years ago

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  9. William
    4 years ago

    I used him as my confirmation saint. He was in deed great, for turning back the likes of atilla the hun,and that other barbarian at the gates of rome.He is solely responsible for the incarnation and the allocation of Jesus Christ, in his writings there are numerous refrences to the wisdom this man held! Thats proof of his greatness!!

  10. judy cebedo
    4 years ago

    This is so sparse. I thought St. Leo, the Great is the Great because he was Great. This treatment here is not convincing that he is indeed the Great.

  11. Deacon Jim
    4 years ago

    Pope Leo was very holy, brave, and convincing to people who could be very ruthless. We could benefit from more holy people like Pope Leo to help nurture peace in our world.

    "The Great" is well earned and deserved.

  12. Liam
    4 years ago

    Yes! He was really Leo the Great!

  13. petelaw44
    4 years ago

    May the Love of all God's Saints and Angels, constantly teach us, surround and protect us from all evil.

  14. Okukpon Christian
    4 years ago

    St leo is really an object of emulation to other christian who are not bold to approach persons in higher offices.

  15. jerry whatctel
    4 years ago

    It doesn't say why St. Leo was named a saint.

  16. Pablo Duran
    4 years ago

    i need this for my homework and it was not helpful at all

  17. George
    4 years ago

    St. Leo the Great was my saint for conformation in church. I had chosen him because i thought he name was interesting, and nothing else. Two years later i come back and find i made an excellent choice because he is an inspiration, and a man of peace.

  18. Alex
    4 years ago

    Wow... great saint! I'm gonna make him my confirmation saint!

  19. Jack Patrick Leo Collin
    4 years ago

    St Leo is awesome!!! Ive made him my saint name with pride! Keep up the good work Leo!

  20. megan
    5 years ago

    this was great but a little more info

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